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Wabash Avenue (1950) was a Musical Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by William Perlberg.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - SongMusic by Josef Myrow; Lyrics by Mack GordonNominated

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Musical Monday: Wabash Avenue (1950)

on Sep 21, 2015 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Wabash Avenue? (1950)? Musi... Read full article

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Ruby Summers: How did he get in here? Through what rat hole?

Ruby Summers: Why, you overgrown, dime-a-dozen wiseacre pig-puss! Who made your clothes? Or did you grow 'em yourself?

Ruby Summers: Did you tell him?
Andy Clark: Uh huh.
Ruby Summers: How did he take it?
Andy Clark: Straight out of the bottle.

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By declining to play Ruby Summers, Alice Faye passed up appearing on screen with her husband and then-radio co-star, Phil Harris.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onNovember 13, 1950 with Betty Grable and Victor Mature reprising their film roles.
Paul Douglas was originally set to star.
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